Mike Kirby

Role: Mike Kirby, the Manager of Digital Communications, is responsible for UMaine’s overall web presence and marketing strategy. He assists with branding UMaine’s websites through its WordPress content management system, and is passionate about the potential for a robust Internet presence.

Bio: Though born in the deep South, Kirby has always had a love of Maine in his blood. (His great-grandmother was born on Egg Rock Lighthouse Island, and his grandparents met at Bates College.) He received his bachelor’s degree in communication from Georgia State University and moved to Maine in 2000, managing Internet marketing communications for The Jackson Laboratory before joining UMaine in 2014.